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    December 5, 2012
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(male announcer): live from the bay area this is the kron 4 morning news. kron 4 news at 7:00 a.m. start now. good morning we are waking up this morning to raise guys rain, and horrible traffic. there is the shot
of san francisco. we have got team coverage for the whole thing. the start of the weather center. >> we're treading the line of rain that has been coming through. meanwhile posen's of facebook coming up. it looks like, or to san mateo to san jose. the entire heart of the bay area. >> we see more or generate which indicates pretty heavy rain. when we are looking at rain fall rate we're seeing for tens of an inch per hour. >> it looks like the north bay things are wrapping up for santa rosa is installing out? o will it was true? >> it will continue to push through. maybe scattered showers in the north bay. the brunt of it is done. i do want to zoom in to see if it is raining in your neighborhood. san francisco under the gun into daly city. for those of you who take 380 i want to demand for a street few. you can
see market street heavy rain you need to use your windshield wipers. as we take it to the peninsula heavy rain around the airport. in fact delays of over an hour. hillsboro, burlingame, and san mateo highway 92 experiencing heavy rain. at the start of the 7:00 hour i told you there was heavy rain and the walnut creek area. if that is certainly the case as we take a look at rain fall rate. it is not to bad about two tenths of an inch per hour. 3 tenths of an inch around pleasant hill. it depends on where you are located. piedmont, highway to the fore, most of oakland. park boulevard, experiencing a rain. you can see sunnyvale cupertino sing pretty heavy rain not as bad as san jose and santa clara. but heavier rain is headed your way in fact as we use
our storm track tool to see when the heavy rain is going to impact you. looks like it will hit santa clara around 7:17 a.m.. stand at 7:29 a.m. hit san jose. that is a look for the rain is currently falling around the bay area. drive with extra caution allow yourself extra time. the average is not too bad we're talking 50 is pretty much everywhere. as we head into the afternoon showers will continue however, that will be lighter in nature and start to take off. we will see a drying trend later on tonight. it looks like better weather is on the way. i will talk about what to expect coming up in my next report george. >> erica we are tracking major delays for interstate 80 in the east bay. if the entire east shore free ride on from the car keenness straight crockett of all the way down to the bay bridge toll plaza the backup begins coming skyway at san
pablo ave. it is almost an hour delay in the westbound direction. numerous accidents along this stretch of roadway the most recent blocked the fast lane at gilman. continue to see delays because of flooding in san francisco at paul avenue south bound. we also have several accidents in this stretch. look what it has done to the ride leading out of the city. traffic had stopped an hour ago started to pick up again after the accident clear. no reports of accidents it is possible it could be because of the flooding that was confined in the two right lanes and is now reported across all of the southbound lanes at paul ave. that is near the 280 interchange. affecting the ride coming westbound the skyway from before ninth street is possible this could back up on to the upper deck of the bay bridge. it could affect the ride as well. i want to quickly switch back to the traffic map to give you a
look at what is happening in the south bay. i do not have any hot spots the commute is heating up from the south bay right for both 101 northbound and 85 to the west valley, at 87 the guadalupe parkway from the allman valley to downtown san jose. >> thank you george let us continue our team coverage as we go to the east bay. kron fours will tran is in oakland taking a look at the weather. >> you are just getting pummeled. it has been steady a long time. >> that steady has picked up over the last 10 minutes. it is coming down harder. you can see what it is doing to the roadway where downtown oakland on broadway. look at the stream rushing on the side with it comes leaves that is why some of the storm drains are filling up . listen to how loud it is i will let you listen for a quick second. >> that is a snapshot of what is going on it is coming down. it started to
come down there brown for 40 a.m.. you can see how hard the rain is coming down from the left to the right is coming down in sheets. there are polls on the streets of downtown oakland. i can't imagine what it would look like on interstate that is northbound 880. as it is closer to the bay bridge is the to the toll plaza there is a big plot always whenever it rains this part. you have to be careful. in fact i can tell you probably today is a great day for public transportation. look at how hard it is coming down. even people at the bus stop we will leave you with this shot here it is coming down from the shelter just in a nice stream. it has not stopped for the past 45 minutes or so. >> it is a horrible day! george has accidents and will i see you with the downpours. it is not that
windy out there is it? >> it is actually quite a form that is the trade-off. normally what ever i do rain coverage i have a lot of sweaters underneath, instead i have my dress shirt is not cold. my hands are not even read. it is just icky and wet. >> that is why we keep you posted you have to tune in before you get to work or school is messy james. >> yes we have our own mike pelton out and did as well he is in the east bay. we are seeing it come down particularly hard. no. where will is we have berkeley. let us check in with mike. hey mike. >> good morning james. the sun is coming up the rain is coming down in berkeley pounding the area as it has all morning long. the rain
is hitting this area hard. i am here at the berkeley marina normally, you get a nice view of san francisco from across the bay. all of the lights. not this morning, the storm is swallowing up said francisco is a very mucky morning in the east bay. not a lot of wind a lot of rain. the rain continues to come down on this area a lot of puddles and water is pulling along the streets. pooling along the streets. this is the heaviest rain i have seen all morning. even though we are close to getting a break from all of the rain and not the case here this morning. if you are heading out grabbed a jacket and i guess grin and bear it one more day. >> we will keep tabs on your location. we have erica watching a satellite and radar. we have george following the hot spots.
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good morning at 5:00 p.m. we are continuing to track the storm you can see the giant cell is what they call a big wide swath of wet weather. the yellow on the map is moved into the bay area we're getting rained on hard. in some neighborhoods
you can see on the right hand side a really messy commute going through walnut creek and we have a couple of hot spots on 880 and the james lick in san francisco we will have an update on those as we continue our team coverage of the weather and traffic watching wall state stocks have gone up the dow at 38.1200990. close to the 15,000 mark. some firms in the u. s and the service industry expanded at a faster pace in november. orders pick up we have reports that hiring slow in the month of november. stocks on the positive side at early trading. we will take a quick break and be back in just a couple of minutes. when we come back we will get that update from erica on the weather. storm tracker 4 on your screen as darya mentioned george is falling hot spots. a really bad when the berkeley area for interstate 880. and one
in seven to go will have details on that
worsen first is on interstate 80 where traffic has been jammed all morning long. we have three separate accidents in the westbound direction the most recent of which will be tying up lanes
at gilman. the drive time for 67 minutes would stop and go conditions beginning before highway 4 in the westbound direction. fairly slow ride this morning. your ride from san francisco has been jammed. we have numerous accidents and still have a number of stalls on 101 and 280. mostly now it is flooding south bound and paul avenue has been backing up the traffic. take a look at how it is tying up both the inbound and the south bound change the freeway. as the rains persist flooding has not yet had a chance to clear the drains cannot keep up with the flow of water. also affected and southbound lanes around 18:00 flooding reported there as well. problems within accident in walnut creek 680 south bound near main street cannot tell this north or south maine. judging by the centers you would think it
was like the north main street. look how it is jammed up not only on 242 south bound on 68 coming from highway 4 in martinez. that is a rough ride. not a hot spot but certainly a slow rise the south bay freeways highway 85 to the west valley and 87 northbound from the on the valley as you head north toward downtown san jose. >> thank you george we're watching water on the bay area rivers that has been a concern especially on sunday we got close the flood level. the russian river over hills burn and burn bill about 10 ft. above flood stage. also the napa river those river levels are safe. also with coyote creek. we are so watching what happened incorte madero. we are watching
closely what happens there when we get heavy rain. will tra hourthat this is our sole reporter is joining us. >> it does not take much to start getting nervous out here at the cree.creek. the crek gets plugged up and a lot of debris in the water causes most of the problems. this week in we did get close to flood stage. it was basically right at flood stage. so far we are well below that which is great news. that does not stop residents as you can see over here a lot of sandbags. as you said back in 2005 the creek did overflow and inundate the entire city here. the whole town was under water since then
everyone keeps a very close eye on the creek here. the good news is the rain has only been sporadic the last couple of hours. the debris is clearing which is great news for residents. >> thank you for that update we will keep watching the roadways flooding for now it appears the major creeks around the bay area. >> we did not have a lot of wind. the rain is really heavy is making the driving miserable. thus did the closer look at this. thus, the storm tracker and erica. >> good morning datya. we could see heavy rain from the coastline into stockton. we have a lot of wet weather to concern ourselves with. santa rosa and petaluma most of the north bay is getting a break. the yellow on your screen we're picking up garbage in red indicates downpours. san francisco under the gun. market street the downtown area pacific heights even richmond and
the sunset contending with prearrange. we are getting a little bit of a break. san mateo under the green which indicates relatively light rain. the rain is picking up in pacifica and what that is going to do is get us to continue to push its way east. we take a look at when the heavy rain will hit it looks like 7:41 a.m. for millbrae and 7:45 a.m. for borland game. heavy rain over highway 92 and the san mateo bridge-- buklinggame --burlinggame. even seemingly yellow for oakland and piedmont. as we take it to the south bay they were the last to be hit with heavy rain. sunnyvale, santa clara, cupertino of
contending with the yellow which indicates rain falling ride around 3 tenths of an inch per hour. this is a slow-moving system we did mention the winds were not a factor. they will pick up into the afternoon we're talking 10-20 mi. our best to sustain with. by 12:00 p.m. s-4:00 at rain to contend with showers will start to taper off mainly for the south bay later today. we could see partial clearing for some of the bay area later today. a mix of sun and clouds with the potential for showers. a winter weather advisory in effect for the greater tahoe area. it expires at 10:00 a.m. this morning expect three to 8 in. of heavy wet snow. it is expected with icy conditions over the passes. as we take a look at your afternoon highs in the bay area 60s across the board. 61 for fairfield vallejo. 64 for haywood of oakland. your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast
shows dry weather heading our way as to get through today. i expect that drying trend a mix of sun and clouds. sunny skies mainly on sunday you will sit temperatures a bit warmer. we will continue with mild conditions in to the start of the next work week. >> thank you erica. on to some bay area headlines. a man accused of kidnapping and beating and at risk teen is behind bars is morning. 36 year-old garrett atkinson is under arrest. this is his mug shot. gasry atkinson. the girl had the capacity of gay 9 to 12 year old child. she walked away from the fred finch youth center and was found two days later on a muni train in san francisco. police have surveillance video from bart which allow them to identify the suspect. the 16 year-old
girl is back with your family. >> police in berkeley are investigating the fatal shooting of a woman on a bicycle late last night the call came in at around 1130 of last night a shooting near longfellow mill school that is where they found a bicyclist a girl, a woman had been shot and killed their police have no motive and they have no suspects now. >> at least four people have been injured in a shooting near lake merritt last night. police said they received reports of shooting in the area in the 300 baud- that block of east 18th street. police say one of the four injured were taken to the house to vote in critical condition. the crime is under investigation this morning we will let you know when we find out more as it develops. will take a quick break it is 7:23 a.m.. i will taken outside to remind you how wet idiots. if you are going to leave the house fairly soon just
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welcome back to the kron 4 morning news here is an
unusual picture the ride on w101 completely jammed up. it is a mess attentive to get out of the city there is flooding highway south bound 101 at paul avenue that is the reason for the jammed up. looking at your ride on highway 101. we will stick with that for a second again there is the reason i will have a complete traffic check coming up. >> thank you george and world news we're following as we're getting the latest video coming out of syria the rebels fighting near damascus as well as the city lepo. the attorney general is hinting he will not favor any sign deal for the president to leave the country and in the civil war. he does not allow anyone a minute. we are
hearing word that the russians are talking about possible asylum to the syrian president. nato agreed to apply anti- missile-- >> around the world we have the latest coming out of the philippines that country rocked by typhoon more than 280 people killed as that storm ravaged the entire country. dozens of others are missing as rescuers are struggling to reach some of the remote areas in the sullen philippines after a powerful typhoon slammed into mindanao. the typhoon whipped up trees and houses with winds reaching your one to 10 m.p.h.. trimming the size of flash flooding. >> 7:28 a.m. is a time we will be back a couple of minutes. it is a messy wet morning in this is gridlock as you can see on the james
lick and san francisco. look at that! this is a bad commute day and we have got team coverage and traffic in the weather to continue here on the kron 4 morning is down go --don't go away
the bay bridge was catching a break earlier because of all the slowing on the east shore freeway. now the drive times are climbing to over 35 minutes coming out of the macarthur maze. it is one man is coming from the nimitz freeway and 27 minutes coming from interstate 80. the drive times from the upper east shore freeway in san francisco are are over an hour and a half. an accident at north main street 680 southbound is backing of the
ride all the way to highway four and a bit beyond. 242 is jammed. south bay traffic is not bad as that might be although the guadalupe parkway is heavier than normal and northbound direction. >> we're keeping a close eye on storm tracker 4. we're not out of the woods just yet. that looks like the showers have tapered off for now for santa rosa and palo loma and it is not too bad in san francisco. right around 20 clear continue with some heavier rain. light rain for 19th avenue heading closer to to interstate 280. market street light rain and you will need to use your windshield wipers. it is now crossing the bay and heading into the east bay near
foster city. light rain for concord plaza pleasant hill and walnut creek. rainfall rates, over three chance of an inch per hour. over highway 13 as well. some heavy rain in the south bay mixed in with some light rain, you could see heavy stuff right around sunnyvale. northbound 1 01 to 80 of contending with that rain. that'll be the case for the rest of the morning. a lot of cloud cover to contend with and that is the roof cam looking over downtown san francisco. we will see drier conditions as the afternoon and then son and clouds on back as we head into tomorrow. dry conditions as we head into the weekend and full details
of what to expect had the next work week coming up and my next report. >> will tran is standing by in oakland, has a light not any at all? >> it is pretty steady but not any harder than it was 20 minutes ago. what are still rushing down broadway and clogging some of the storm drains because it is full of leaves. cars are going by with the winds of wipers on and every now and then you will see a car at a red light and really see the rain drops going past the headlights. is this way pretty much for the past three hours or so. lots of peddling going on. -- puddling the rain is coming down so hard that look at this it is
making man who i thought were strong men burly man even have their umbrellas. and this is the barometer of all barometers (laughter) would you be out here that you're umbrella? >> no i would not. >> worry caught off guard all? >> no >> his issues are starting to get wet, those are my couple of hours ago but i switched them over. how're you holding up? >> i am not a wimp (laughter) the rain is coming down pretty good right now. hopefully we will get a bit of a break. let me warn you before you leave the house to go ahead and without your rubber boats. anything less than that you will get your socks wet and may get a miserable day. nothing worse
than having soggy feet all day at work >> we get this video little earlier this morning but within the hour you can see the rain steady and heavy at times. the roadway is peddlinuddling. how long will ts messy wet weather stick around? we will find out so stay tuned. >> just 26 days until the fiscal cliff and the republicans and the white house seemed to of found some common ground. both sides agree that tax revenue and and reduction in entitlement spending in medicare are key elements in the deal. the republicans may be softening on raising taxes for the wealthiest americans. the white house
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this is making big news across country the fall on the front page of yesterday's new york post scene here has a lot of
people questioning the newspaper and the photographer who took this photoperiod the headline reads dude pushed on the subway track this man is about to die. this is a 58 year-old man desperately klein a platform as the train is coming at them. it is a terrifying image. the freelance photographer captured this image on monday after someone shoved the man from the platform on times square. the train struck the man and he died and the new york hospital on left behind a wife and daughter. the photographer saw the man fall onto the tracks and said he ran toward the oncoming train firing his cameras flashed to warn the driver. he said
he was shocked that people closer to the victim did not try to help him and the stands before the train struck. some critics are questioning the photographers motives. we are asking why didn't the photographer help? why did the newspaper published the photo? we put this on the kron4 facebook page and not no one helped him to the matter not one person. the paper published it and it is what we created as a society. we are monster they are monsters but we are their creators. why was he pledged? did they get the pusher's picture? his pictures should be on the front page in the form of a wanted poster. new york has a good samaritan law i hope
who ever took the picture is a haunted. >> 743 a m and we will be back in a couple of minutes talking to gary radnich about the sports news. the big news this morning as you tried to workers cool as the storm. we're taking a look at storm tracker 4 were the heaviest rain is coming down indicated by the yellow. we also have live team coverage so you can get a sense of what it will be like when you get out. don't forget our traffic updates with george because he has our hot spots we are watching this morning. don't forget at 10:00 after the kron4 morning news you can watch dr. phil who will be talking about how to deal after your kids leave the house.
the george we cannot hear you but we can see this horrible mess on the georgia flag. >> the traffic is starting to back up on the 1 01 in the southbound direction. there's an accident on siebert cesar chavez that was tied things up for over an hour. 1 01 southbound at
paul avenue is now backed up on the upper deck of the bay bridge slowing the westbound ride. this is where we're talking about, near the 280 interchange. the bay bridge drive times are over 35 minutes even coming from the macarthur maze coming from the east shore freeway is a 27 minute commute. interstate 80 because of a number of accidents starting early this morning the most recent of which is at hilltop drive we are backed up all the way to the coming skyways san paolo out vote ave 67 minutes for the drive time and that is just to get you to berkeley. from there is another 30 minutes at least into san francisco. continuing delays also on the ride six days southbound no. main street accident has tied at 680 all laid-back to pleasant hill
martinez. slowing the traffic for the san mateo bridge a 19 minute drive time. and the south bay one- on-one major problems for southbound the drive time is 51 minutes coming out of the coyote valley from highway 85 for your trip leading up to highway to 30's seven. the golden gate bridge has heavy traffic now although the drive times from marin county is actually one of the easiest. it is usually the north bay gets hit the hardest of that is not the case this morning. >> storm tracker 4 is all lit up and you can see have is rain in the east and south bay's. and larry johnson of the year showers and a lot of yellow over most of san francisco. we do
see some heavy rain and the south bay right now livermore concord walnut creek into the east bay interior valleys. future cast four is set for tall o'clock and we will see some room in showers just passing through and it looks like there and drier conditions as we head into the overnight hours. we have delays that as of 04 rivals during due to the high winds. beginning at 9 this morning according to the duty manager the grounding program will go into effect. afternoon highs of looks like everyone is in the '60s. we have the potential to seek partial clearing. 7 day around the bay shows dry weather ahead but show expect some pretty chilly mornings. in a snowbound .com ski report as a base of
36 to 50 in. of snow and valley has a base of 52 in.. norstar is reporting a base of 52 to 60 in. with 5 in. of new snow. >> we are in the sports news lal and had of football >> how about a good morning am i good morning, i don't care how you are >> she looked like old elvis, the good alves healthy and happy. i used to see him in las vegas all the time. >> the old one was belts >> the just the hair >> we try to look for drama,
things to talk about so i like to keep my eye on what's going on with the jets. i find this funny just the last couple our they said sanchez was when to be the starter this weekend. they took tarps of waiting 40 boat waiting on the sidelines >> the jets are in jacksonville right? >> yes. they have tarps because they're waiting to watch tv show will be on the sideline. why is this such a huge decision this morning? >> that has been the top because jacksonville and its proximity to gainesville for the word cboe was a star in college he is the drawing card there. his stock has
soared gone down. it sure appears as if the owner to sell tickets are give some attention wanted tea well. the coach did not. --tebow >> i found it funny that they would welcome him like this. >> they stopped all of the speculation, it will be sanchez >> i always keep an eye on a car bought and the 49ers coming up and i know this game this weekend is not a huge game >> not a huge game? are you kidding me? collin kaepernick better whein. what
is today, tuesday i may not sleep until sunday >> today is wednesday. a big deal for capper neccollin kaepek let's go back and rewind time and i don't know of your big tv watcher back in the day, saved by the bell? >> yes? >> that is harbaugh >> that is his cousin. >> i just can't get over how he looks >> my favorite person from say by the bell was elizabeth berkley. she went on to star in showgirls.
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still had we're following us story where four people have been injured in a shooting late last night, we will have the latest coming up in a minute. also the wet rain we will have full team coverage coming up on your morning commute and whether in just a minute.
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a connection your whole house can count on. ♪ (male announcer) live from the bay area here is your kron 4 news wet weather back in the bay area with another storm rolling through. looks lih
to recover this morning with live look at the golden gate bridge. the james lick back up this morning, we will go to the james and the traffic center. >> it is worse than any of the days we saw last week. it is surprising, we're looking at some slow traffic all around the bay area. it is letting in san francisco. the 1 01 southbound has kept traffic so slow here on the inbounds central freeway on the southbound the james freeway which is backed up on to the bay bridge for the westbound ride. it is slow from the upper deck to the san francisco because of these problems. this is better than we've seen at and and our possibly two hours. this is possibly one of the slowest spots. look at
interstate 280 here, it is jammed up all away from daly city and two san francisco. the 1 01 as slow along to it the candlestick causeway and along the entire upper deck as you head westbound into san francisco. there are a number of hot spots on interstate 80 is backed up all the way to lay down. the backup on the bay bridge it began as an occurred seen as a straight with a 65 minute drive time. bay bridge drive times are awful, 37 minutes coming out of the macarthur maze. an accident at westbound 580 at telegraph avenue. flooding on interstate 580 westbound in oakland at park boulevard has backed up traffic all the way and two san leandro. the westbound 580 ride is awful this morning. the san mateo bridge as slow 19 to
22 minutes drive times now. it is a mess and a rough ride. the south bay is extremely slow on 1 01 northbound, a 51 minute drive time out of coyote valley from highway 85 to highway 237. no relief yet in sight and as the rain continues to move to the area we will continuously see the slow conditions. ok for a weather update, here is erica >> the east bay and south bay have clear conditions in santa rosa and palo the mall are starting to dry out. the richmond district looks like it is dry along market street in san francisco. as we turn our attention to the peninsula we are seeing light rain right around sfo. there are slight delays due to the high winds as well as cancellations. as we turn our attention to the east
bay the green indicates light rain from concord and walnut creek. fire conditions --dryer rainfall rates we can see right around 2371 01 over 2 chance of an inch per hour. it down in san jose the downtown area almost three tenths of an inch of rain falling per hour. it looks like the brunt of the system is in the south bay right now but it looks like it is passing and often on showers as we head into the afternoon. the heaviest rain was in the north bay. tomorrow looks like dry conditions and we will see a mix of sun and clouds. quiet dry weather for the bay area into the weekend and what to expect in your extended forecast coming up shortly. >> will tran as johnny is
from oakland. the hat is off, what you have your up lot of good off --hood >> it stopped raining 15 maybe 20 minutes ago. you don't see windshield wipers being used at this particular time. hopefully it is passed as but look at the cost guy i doubt it. total cloud coverage, i would not be surprised if the came back a little later. people are still using their umbrellas and we have seen people fold them oup. that is the good news here in downtown oakland. it could of been a lot worse because even though was raining relentlessly for two hours we did not see the gusty conditions. the most part it has been drooping and may be a guest will come up but as far as a steady
when it, that has not been the case so far this morning. >> even though you took off the hood you still have on the galoshes. i can't believe you even have those. are those boots recovers or foldboats? >> they came only up to my knees. they came in handy with a mudslide. this is what you get when you are reporter dariya. we have all the sophisticated doppler and all that stuff going on, see where i am and if it's really wet that tells me to go get my galoshes. >> mike pelton is live in berkeley with our team coverage of the rain >> good morning of rain has finally starting to slow down and berkeley. we have
some partial flooding along some of the residential streets. night street the water flooded the intersection just a short time ago. --9th the water was finally able to drain down the pipes just recently. they could present some tricky and driving conditions in the morning but the wind is not too bad and rapidly improving. allow the people i've seen this morning are still bundled up in thick jackets and coats. a lot of them have umbrellas just in case the rain starts to pick up again. it is certainly a very wet start to our wednesday morning here in berkeley. >> we're watching the rain that go through the peninsula and to the south bay. we will come back in just a minute as the kron4 morning news continues.
>> find a wet weather in the south right now this is the video out of berkeley. the rain is there and just about everywhere else this morning as well. the heart is falling in san francisco and across the bay to probably emeryville and then south of that. we will be updated momentarily from erica and she will give us the forecast with george filing with the hot spots. also watching the latest with
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a month for one child a cost $2.99 per child for members of amazon prime. the new service will be available in the next few weeks as a part of an automatic software update for the kindle fire. >> we have most of the heavy rain pushing out. it is raining the heart is in the south bay. livermore has very heavy rain on the 580 quarter as well as san jose and palo alto. we will be back.
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is the video coming in to kron4 showing the rain at the civic center in san francisco. this was taken about a half hour ago. we're tracking the storm sliding through and now concentrating south of san francisco. >> of the live luck in san francisco on the left and you could see we are psyched and and gray. on the right- hand side the streets of berkeley are trying to dry out there. let's talk about where the storm is trying to move at the moment. >> an oakland berkeley most of the east bay's shoreline we're not seeing heavy rain. it is kind of like a drizzle out there. the interior valleys however livermore the rain is certainly picking up there. the showers have pushed their
way south and east. we have been dry for quite some time in santa rosa and palo month. the southern part of sam francisco looks like downtown is dry no problems on market street, just light rain in daly city. as we take it over to the east bay in the mid peninsula at just depends. piquancy across the cemetery ridge and the dunbarton we are picking up light rain out there. drive with extra caution you will need to use your windshield wipers. concord down toward walnut creek currently in the san ramon valleys. livermore is a different story. the rainfall rates you can see right or the downtown area we are picking up to tens of an inch per hour in some spots. the rate is coming down pretty consistently and it is shifting its way to the altamont pass. it is a
messy one on the roadway is. the show you in the heavier stuff is headed towards cupertino. it looks like 842 this morning, and the rain is headed your way. be prepared and have your galoshes and umbrellas out because it is certainly going to be a wet one. we have the possibility for off and on showers later on in the day. and as well o'clock hour we do have the chance for rain. it will taper off later this afternoon and we can experience partial clearing. it looks like the rain will may be in the south bay for the early evening hours. everyone will be dry before we head into tomorrow. we have some problems over sfo during due to the high winds. delays are over an hour. we have also seen some flight
cancellations. the tahoe forecast has a winter weather advisory in effect until 10:00 this morning. if you're headed that way keep your chains handy. we could see 8 in. of snow between 6570 5,000 ft.. the drive with extra caution. 7 day around the bay shows dry weather returns to the bay area by tomorrow with a mix of sun and clouds. a very chilly morning bell. it will be in the '40's and we have the opportunity to see some fog. mild conditions as we start the next work week. let's check traffic with george >> rain as a factor this morning in this commute. this is the worst i've seen almost the entire bay area affected right now. san francisco's one of the worst for we have big delays on the upper deck in the bay bridge leading to the skyway. the sky way to the james lick freeway and
inbounds centro has been backed up all the way to activity a street. at a slow on city streets in san francisco trying to get on to central freeway. that is because of flooding on 1 01 and the southbound direction. for some reason my switcher does not seem to be, there we are this is the flooding with as much as a foot of water in the roadway. also not on the map is a 280 extension. there for five places on the set of tires to 80 where flooding has been a problem. there's been flooding of early morning accident said jammed up the westbound 80 ride. the bay bridge backup begins at the end of the party as bridge. the drive time is 79 minutes. for the westbound ride. the bay bridge is also very heavy and we have 30 to 20 minutes drive times here. 680 is jammed up because of an
earlier occurring accident itself main street. psst the san ramon valley in both directions is affected here. the 680 southbound has been slow northbound. flooding on 580 in oakland westbound at park boulevard has backed up the traffic 150 of them beyond. look of the drive time on the san mateo bridge, 25 minutes. that is more than twice the normal commute time. in the south bay the 1 01 northbound 69 minutes from 85 of to 237. almost the entire stretch of 85 from the guadalupe parkway out to cupertino to saratoga slow and go if not stop and go. the bay bridge westbound ride is backed up to the macarthur maze with hardly any movement here. the 880 approach drive times are over 28 minutes coming from the nimitz freeway. by
the bright spots at surprisingly has been the ride to marin county southbound. northbound lanes have come to a stop here on 11 that indicates there is trouble and it could be in either line. we will investigate that an updated 40 shortly. >> stock the rest may be flooding but at least a rivers and creeks around the bay area are not. a lot of monitoring is going on right now by the weather service. the green is showing up on all the moderate locations. the russian river over in greensboro as well as a napa up river. is about 12 ft. there. the south bay with the guadalupe river everything in the grain that in the bay area as we are well below flood states. the latest look at that on cordero right now the creek is showing up as 5 ft..
things are looking that as far as the rivers and creeks are concerned today. state-owned to a kron4 news and get what they dates on weather and traffic at any time on the facebook crown page. >> san francisco has officially passed a ban on public nudity. this is been a touchy subject for a number of protests, some of them naked. the board of supervisors voted 6 to 5 in favor of the band. as expected there were demonstrators against a ban at the meeting. a stripped down for protests and sheriff's deputies cover them up with blankets and took them away. it should go into effect february 1st. those fighting the ban have filed a lawsuit claiming it violates their right to free speech. >> pictures i washington were the president just moments ago finished
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near a police guard as the questioning a suspect now. umar abbasi took the picture just moments before dahan was struck. a lot of facebook people fired off getting emotional. jacqueline said that this is so sick and ridiculous and there is absolutely no respect for human life and the grieving family of this greeting of this man. >> you could take a picture and not help him? you should be embarrassed about being a human right now.
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helicopter but we are getting a better perspective of this crash and when we come back we'll show it to you a game. >> there's no traffic getting through and the southbound direction. i did have a report that this was a head on a crash. but i have also sta this mpeg has comy stopped traffic so the southbound ride has no traffic that is getting through or passed it. this accident just occurred within the last few minutes. if there were any better video available was which it in for you. we are trying to get into a position. you concede that it is very foggy here and hard for us to get the shot. the impact --if you normally use the golden gate bridge and you have not left gets you
should delay your departure. these commute are horrendous right now. i will take you through some of the other traffic and show you the ride through san francisco. >> this has been the major costs by as will switch over to the traffic map. 280 into the city and 1 01 in both directions is completely jammed up. the ride is now over nearly an hour and half for interstate 80. 680 is also still jammed up through walnut creek. there is flooding on interstate 580. a 25 minute drive time on the san mateo bridge and south bay traffic is jams. >> at the golden gate bridge we may have another shot available from the helicopter of this accident. as you can see we are trying
to peer through it and you are looking at the details that are very hard to pick out. where would try to get to a better shot. which you need to know now is that the golden gate bridge is stuck in both directions. there's no indication when this traffic will be cleared. there are some cars that are tried to go through the southbound direction. >> we have low cloud cover and rain. the rest of the bay area at least the south is seeing a little better right. >> the heavier rain has already rolled through and the heavy is right now is out of livermore valley. the system has we can't. we will soon men around the bay area to see how looks in your area. >> the yellow on the screen indicates that there is
heavy ride for the pacifica which makes the driving conditions hazardous. there's just light rain for the dumbarton bridge. as we take it over to the east bay we see at highway 24 is drying out in the san ramon valley. >> all this rain is headed to the altman pass way. rainfall rates are not too bad. as we take a look at the day planner temperatures are on the mild side. we're talking 50 degrees out the door. it will be cloudy and we do have the potential for partial clearing and later on tonight the conditions will be dry up around the bay periods >> there will be a warm-up and we will have more details coming up for next week. to >> this terrible accident
where three firefighters who were hurt that responded to a traffic accident in the east bay are out of the hospital and they're back at home this morning. or around the fire captain michael ra ttary, firefighter, paramedic kelley morris, and firefighter stephen rogness were responding to a crash and highway 24 and run the sunday morning, when a suv loss control moraine slick road and hit them. a proposal to buy a droned for the alameda county sheriff's office has been sent to a committee for further study. >> this move comes after the
american civil liberties union and other groups raise concerns. >> eight men accused of kidnapping, beating and raping and at risk scene is behind bars this morning. 36 year-old gary atkinson is under arrest. he is facing multiple felony charges involving an at risk a girl who au say, has the mental capacity of a 9 to 12 year old child. she was found two days later on at muni tried in san francisco. surveillance video from a bart train was used to identify the suspect. officers captured him sunday night. the 16 year-old girl is back with her family members. >> police in berkeley are investigating an accident that happened last night. a car crashed into the east market liquor store at san
paulo and haskell street around 9:30 p.m. last night. a woman who was shopping in the store was injured and taken to a local hospital. no word yet on what caused the driver to crash into the store. >> you could see the southbound ride on the golden gate bridge is still stopped. george will have more when we return.
>> welcome back. the golden gate bridge is having a problem. chp is reporting that it was a head on accident. westbound lanes are shut down. southbound there are only two lanes available. traffic is backing up over the wall doe graves. this is about 20 minutes. this is a major snag for the commute to and from marin county. there are no other good alternate routes for you to take. the backups are all of the shore freeway as well.
>> this is a look from oakland earlier in the morning where they were getting hit. this was about 5:15 a.m.. some of the rain has backed off and we are still tracking the rain to see. the heaviest rain is showing up just ahead. >> we will keep you with the tracks of the storm we continue.
>> welcome back. we are tracking our hot spot in marin. we have a three car accident on the northern
side of the bridge. a few cars are getting by on the southbound side. we will keep can watch on this. >> here is a double look at bay area weather. we are tracking the storm that is trying to move out. san francisco is very cloudy and it is still very wets on the roads. we have many hot spots would slow traffic. it is just a disaster. >> the storm has weakened and we may see heavy rain for portions of livermore valley. most of the bay area is starting to dry out very i do want to focus our attention on rain. storm tracker 4 is still picking up some rain. parts of san
francisco and the richmond district and. i do want to use our storm feature to let you know when it will head to the east. there is heavier rain heading to hayward. we could see potential hazardous conditions at about 238. >> there is light rain over the san mateo bridge to the dumbarton as we turn our attention to the east is just light ran for the east. however, we're starting to dry things out and the san ramon valley. last check there were heavy rain but it continues to push its way east. i quickly want to show you the rainfall totals. maybe to tens of an inch an hour. you should dry with
extra caution if you are heading out of the tracy area. >> as we take a look is surface streets you may run into some flooding and there may also be accidents because it is pretty messy. the worst is behind us. future cast 4 shows that a letter of tonight it will be dry conditions for everyone else. due to the highway ens fso average weight is up to one hour. you should be aware of this and call ahead and check with your carrier. >> we are in the '50s and woman to the '60s. we are tapping into some tropical moisture spirit it will not be too cold outside. we do have possibilities to see
partial clearing. your kron 47 day around the bay state said dry weather will be for our weekend. if you are heading to tahoe you will want to take a look at the ski report. >> heavenly has 30 in.. it looks like north start is reporting 18 in. and 5 extra new engines. >> we have numerous tosspots and the worst is the golden gate bridge. traffic is completely stopped northbound and has been for nearly 40 minutes now. this accident was reported at 80 7:00 a.m.. it is a head-on crash at the north in of the golden gate bridge. there
are no lines open and there are major injuries. i just heard from a viewer who tells me that the backup reaches all the way to iran city. he stated that the back of this on all went to the richardson freeway. there is no indication on when this accident will be clear. the richmond freeway is not a good option because interstate 80 is just a parking lot. >> san francisco things are finally opening up for the softball james lick freeway. we have had flooding for the various parts of the morning. my apologies, i will try to reposition the maps for you. to a has its
own problems with flooding, the shore freeway is the parking lot and it is nearly a 90 minute drive time from the car teen this straight to the bay bridge. >> 680 is a complete mess and even westbound highway 4 is backed up trying to connect to 680 south bond. there is flooding in the east bay westbound 580 a park boulevard. there is a tree down the this blocking lanes and will tran is on his way there. the san mateo bridge is not a good alternate and the south bay freeway is jammed up and the drive time is now 70 minutes. >> it is slow on all of the zero approaches even form the mimic for wet. >> on to some lighter news.
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>> there is a lot of heavy rain that is moving through the bay area. we're also getting heavy pockets of rain around san jose. if yowear track and scattered showers and there is heavy rain that will hit san mateo bridge. we're seeing a another line rain in berkeley. there are scattered showers and some of the will be heavy. >> let's take a live look at the weather. this is at the golden gate bridge. you can see in our rainy shot that northbound traffic is completely closed down. if you can i get over the bridge northbound and southbound i do not even see
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gate bridge. >> this accident came in a 11:00 a.m. and most of the lanes were blocked again. the cars the we're looking at has been here for over 45 minutes. here's what is happening they have left the left to land close to 10 to this major injury. this was a head on accident and from time to time they have to close these lines down. >> let's talk about the back up. it is completely backed up on dole drive and this is back up through the tunnel on highway one northbound. but dole drive bypass is a complete standstill and it is affecting traffic on city streets. backing up beyond
that now in the southbound direction for highway 1 01 there is no indication from the cruise as to when this accidents will clear. at less than 10 minutes it will have been out there for more than hour. >> san francisco is flooded at 1 01 southbound at paul ave. it is also affecting the westbound skyway at southbound james lick freeway. let's take a look at the traffic map and it is flooding in san francisco that we told you about. there's also flooding and interstate 580 westbound at park. this has been jamming up the traffic. there is a tree down on 13 at walking miller. there are restrictions in the flow of
traffic there. look at the drive time here at one hour and 20 minutes. as soon as you get off the car teen is break you will hit slowing traffic. 580 in both directions is backed up. interstate 680 south bound is getting a little better. it is a little better southbound from pleasant hill. >> 1 01 north bound from coyote valley is at 69 minutes. 85 to the west valley is also slow. the mid peninsula commute is normally trouble-free but not in a stake to 80 is jammed in both directions.
we mentioned the more ran right and even northern brand is slow. you will see that as you come down you will start to run into this wall of slow traffic. do not even think about getting on the freeway until way after this accident has cleared. >> as you can see we have green and yellow in these areas. we are not seen intense rainfall we are still seeing a pretty good rain coming in hayward and it is impacting the san mateo bridge. you can see is just south of san francisco headed into berlin game. from our friends in the east bay we're also looking at areas of rain. heading
farther into the south bay and santa clara they're also wet conditions. san jose right now is looking fairly dry but there are more showers coming your way. today we are looking at the widespread rain and by the afternoon--a few hours from now you will start to see the rain and diminish. it would just be scattered. the win is also can pick up and this is nothing compared to what we saw with the last two stores. we're looking at possibly it some more rain falling. >> we will continue our team rain coverage and turn to a solo reporter jackie sizzle who joins us live from mill
valley of highway 1 01. >> i was that good men supply store waiting to do the restore a on a range and then parallel to 1 01 you concede the side streets are all backed up. if people are getting off to the freeway attempting to bypass the back of the they're not going anywhere. traffic here on southbound 101 is basically a stop. i am a male ballet which is several miles away from the golden gate bridge. this is how far back the traffic goals and it basically goes to the--if you can avoid this area you should avoid it all costs. this is bed and it feels like it's getting worse. >> you have to get on 1 01 to get to the-that's i
wonder where these people are going. >> i think that that thought it was a testament in the thick of bypass it but now they are noticing that they cannot >> even >> we will see the rivers and creeks stay within the banks. stay with kron4 and we will track more the storm. >> the rain is picking back up and berkeley and it is starting to come down. it was tapering off but it is now the case anymore. it poured all morning long out here and i am at night street and hearst. most of it was under water if you
minutes ago. the storm drains were able to drain off some of the water and the residents for able to go to the commute. the wind is not a concern but there is still a lot of people wearing heavy jackets and taking their umbrellas. this is a wets start to our wednesday morning out here in berkeley. >> we also will have here is another live look at the golden gate bridge. we have jennifer who was stuck on the bridge and have your call dan. >> where are you? >> i am trying to crossed the bridge--
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now for over an hour the traffic on the golden gate bridge has been a stand still. the northbound lanes have been closed as 80 7:00 a.m.. there was ahead on accident and there are major injuries involved. there are conflicting reports about the bridge lanes reopening. so far traffic is that a complete standstill. it might be possible that because no traffic can get by perhaps therone and they are running a traffic break. >> the southbound backup to the golden gate bridge has almost reached the south bound back up into central san rafael. >> jennifer is joining us
now on the fall. >> where are you at? >> i am north at 1 01 heading south into the city. i was back the problem about a mile back and i have made it a mile in the last 45 minutes. >> there is nowhere to go. you will they few lanes and then use it. it is coming up in about an hour. >> we are looking at it like pitcher of the toll plaza bridge and we just see that these cars have been sitting here for over our. we are hopeful that will start to pick up
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>> welcome back. we continue to talk about the closure with the golden gate bridge. there was a hit on accident that occurred over an hour ago. the northbound lanes have been stopped since then. traffic in the southbound direction has from time to time getting through but that the best they have only had to lies open. right now traffic is still stopped and there's no traffic getting through and the southbound direction. i keep saying reports from the california highway patrol that the signals are over and that the lanes are open. but clearly there's no indication looking at the traffic lines. >> in marin county traffic is backed up 1 01 southbound and this has not yet met the southbound backup in central san
rafael. if these two should merge i do not know how long it will take for this to clear. surface streets also having problems. this is traffic on mill valley adjacent from the freeway. you this is that people are trying to get on and get off of the freeway. this is creating a major problem barack the marin area. in san francisco it is backing a traffic all of doyle drive to marina boulevard. this is affecting the traffic on city streets in san francisco. sadly, this is not the only hot spot that we have been dealing with. >> san francisco has been jammed due to flooding at paul ave. flooding is still time of traffic on 580. this is nearly to the 230
interchange. i will show you both overall traffic on the maps. 80 was on has been over a hour and 20 minutes for the drive time. slow going all the way down from the martinez. the mimic freeway has been having the southbound direction and the san mateo bridge has been looking at 25 minute drive times. 101 as the slowest commute that i remember from the coyote valley. >> 85 has begun to clear up just a little bit but the peninsula is still slow from mountain view all the way to redwood city. again, ran counter is a big problem. we are starting to see traffic
coming through in the southbound direction. this is no indication that it has been completely cleared. >> we start with our storm tracker 4 on this wednesday morning. i do not see a lot of yellow here so that mayes said the heavy rainfall is out of the immediate area. as you can see the san mateo bridge we are looking at rain across the entire bridge. again if you are on the bridge at the traffic is slow going because of the rain that has failed. for palo alto and sunday mail you are looking at some light to moderate rain that is falling. more heavy rain is to the south out in morgan hill. if we go to the east bay where sing some areas of rain right now and
berkeley is dry now at least a part of it. it >> a lot of this is pushing through and the worst of it is over. our airport delays is way over an hour due to the high winds. we may see an occasional gusts for this afternoon. we're looking at showers to be heavy at times and afternoon will continue but that will be scattered. cloudy skies continue this evening and the reigning chances will diminish. this system is moving through enacted by this afternoon will start to see some areas that are dry out. most of the heavy rain is moving to the south and east of us. >> here is a look at your kron 47 day or around the
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>> welcome back. we are still looking at a major title for the golden gate bridge. moments after that accident was cleared and all the lands or them. there
are two stalls in the northbound direction and once again golden gate bridge has to be stopped in the northbound direction while they worked to clear these 2 cards. >> traffic is jammed up to the marin county and this is just one of many hot spots and i will have the rest will we continue. [ crickets chirping ] [ traffic passing ] ♪ [ music box: lullaby ] [ man on tv, indistinct ] ♪ [ lullaby continues ] [ baby coos ] [ man announcing ] millions are still exposed to the dangers... of secondhand smoke... and some of them can't do anything about it.
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$2 each, all december long. appreciation tastes amazing! hurry in for your $2 sub. subway. eat fresh. >> welcome back it is 9:30 a.m.. >> we wanted their right to the hot spots. at the golden gate bridge we have this trouble when they had shut down due to an accident. this shut down the northbound lanes for over an hour and the southbound lanes were closed for more than that. that crash cleared 15 minutes ago and
now current conditions shows there is a new problem. >> here's our shot and they're closing again. there are two stalls that got stuck in the back up when they were waiting. they must have ran out of gas while they're waiting in this long line. who expects to be sitting this long for--they have this one and they try to push off but the driver was not able to handle been pushed so they had to call a tow truck. >> let's talk abroad as we look at the shot of the bridge at the story leading to the bridge from san francisco. >> the marin county ride is an absolute mess. we will
show you the ride. i will try to bring the matter over in back up. we're looking at 1 01 southbound and this is the heavy traffic that is coming into central san rafael. the backup has actually met. this is where the slow traffic this and then use soon all the way to the golden gate bridge. coming down just past 580 u r n stop and go traffic. this is all the way beyond mill valley. this is an all lanes. >> one viewer stated that-- >> this is jackie sizzles shot and this is the freeway. this is what it is doing. if you are trying to get done and you have not heard about this then you are born to give back up.
how would you like to be stuck in this. this is a mess tried to get 2 are from highway one. this will not to draw any time quickly. >> we have reports of slow traffic for san francisco and this is all along marina boulevard and doyle. >> they are trying to get on the bridge because there is no traffic getting by in the northbound side because of these two stalls that were there after the battle was clear. from here the entire length of the freeway is nothing. here is the second told truck coming through.
this is bad, for these people. this is only just one house spot and i have to tell you that this is one of the worst riots that i have seen around the bay area. this is some of the worst slow traffic times and i have seen. i will try to show you the overall ride. >> interstate 80 in the westbound direction the drive time is over an hour and 20 minutes. 580 westbound is a parking lot coming from richmond. 880 has not been to bed this morning but 580 is backed up all the way to castro valley. south bond and the ride on the south bay is an absolute slowest. i have
never sing or cannot remember so much red on a traffic map one time. in a stake to 80 is bumper to bumper. shall i continue. 101 leading to mountain view is just completely jammed. this is a slower ride all over the bay area. >> we went through a were storm and we did not see the traffic it this bad. >> this must be a, a day. mcarma day. >> when you compare the big storms these were early morning days and people were not on the street but today is a very different story.
people are still dealing with this and storm tracker 4 is showing us that the main training that has already mold through. you could see that the green is not all feel dan so it is not widespread rain that we are saying. the rain is starting to break up. i'll towards morgan hill you are in the yellow. we're also looking at some more who ran falling for parts of the east bay for berkeley and richmond. we will have more on your forecast coming up. >> will tran is joining us live from oakland. there was a downed tree in the area. we are is southbound
pertain to you concede caltran crews are here and they have been here the past hour and a half. this is basically covering to lassen this is why they're all here try to chop it up and get out of the way. i shouted over the fence and they stated that it will probably in another hour or so. >> you can see that the root is clearly exposed. when the tree fell down there were no one in the past or any cars. this is why they are using both legs to work and they're asking drivers to go on the shoulder so they can get beyond the tree. this was a nightmare because we have to hop on 13 from highway 24 and it took us for ever to get here. we will soon minute show you, leon-
stashed >> this treacherous 43 mouse and this is all the way back to high with 24. you might want to avoid this area for a least another hour. and >> there is still problems on the golden gate bridge the was still key watching as the storm continues. still a kron 4 as we continue.
lined with a couple of closures on the golden gate bridge this is one of our stories. the traffic because of an earlier accident. this is not a highway this is just an accident. if these cars are moving just a
little bit. our sole reporter jackie sizzle has been out there. >> how is this going jacket? >> 101 traffic is completely stopped. these people decided to get off and now they have to get right back on here. they have nowhere to go. as you look back to the north you can see how far back as traffic goes. this is up the hill and i did get a chance to talk to a few people this stated they have been traffic for a lengthy time. they stated that they thought that they could get off and avoid what was on on the bridge but they're still having problems. apparently a lot of people do not have work to radios because they had no idea was born on. >> how long have you been stuck in traffic? >> probably about 5 minutes.
>> where is she wants to go? >> she stated that she was on to a lumberyard. >> these people get off, and if they got off and they move for 5 minutes the they have to get right back on? >> absolutely. 101 is stopped and this road as a state it is is going down and you have to get right back on it. it does not go anywhere. there's no way that you can avoid this. >> this is all because of these accidents and people ran out of gas and they had to be told. the damage is done and this is not going away anytime soon. we will
be right back with all of our other stories and a hot spots from the area.
>> welcome back periods we . we have been talked about the golden gate bridge as a major hot spot. the approach to the bridge from marin and san francisco is still badly backed up. the city streets are also bed. it has been over our and all of the north all lanes are blocked and most of the southbound lane to. officially there were too lanes open on the southbound area but most of the time they have been shut off. there were running traffic breaks to clear this. right
now northbound traffic in sampras's " is back the all san francisco is saw back up. >> looking at the ride coming from the marine county area. here is a look at one of the streets that are adjacent to the freeway. traffic is just creeping along. the back up southbound that normally occurs is still there this morning. you will catch a short break just before you hit the traffic and again. you will be slow one all with down across the span. this is not the only hot spot. we will talk about the flooding in sampras's go that has tied up the southbound ride.
>> and as a 580 is backed up all with the castro valley. as we look at the long ordeal interstate 80 is now only recovering from a backup. a solid wall of traffic was here. i did have one of your states that if they were in iran which where would they have to go? >> my best bet and advice for you is for you to wait and i do not think you would say that any time trying to get across the richmond bridge. east bay traffic is we mitchen 58880 is still very slow. 1 01 north bound is beginning to recover but it is still slower than usual. this slow traffic is still part of the people
trying to get to the golden gate bridge. here's a look at the bay bridge. the back up here has been extremely large even coming from the minutes for wet. the drive time is over 22 minutes. >> the good news is that the main rainy ben has moved all and you can see that we're starting to dry off. oakland is now starting to dry out out towards walnut creek. there are a lot of hot spots. we're still looking at a light rain but the heavy rain we are finished with. that airport delays were over an hour and now we may see an occasional gusts this afternoon but nothing like this on the weekend. by
this afternoon the rain will be scattered. tomorrow we will have sun and clouds and it will be dry. temperatures now are on the mild side takes to the tropical best painter. >>outside. >> this is the good news and we will be setting ourselves up for a much quieter pattering and here is a look at the future cast. just scattered showers and the better chance of showers will be areas that are south of us. maybe ashtray shower otherwise it will be fairly quiet and we would try things out. you should make way for loss of sunshine. >> it of the lower 60s for
san francisco. vallejo would get up to the lower 60s. it will be much dryer for the weekend and looking at monday and tuesday. it will be in the mid 60's. >> let's go to kron 4 urs will tran who is on southbound highway 13. >> we are getting closer to finishing. they are removing the last of the tree and they should leave here about 1015 or 1030. they started sweeping the ground to make sure all the debris was gone. this happened about a 45 a morning and with all the heavy rain is saturated the ground have cost history to tumble. the roots of this tree is clearly expose. there were no cars underneath when the tree fell. you could say that
this truck driver and i was able to use the shoulder to get past. >> we will be right back as kron 4 news continues.
>> welcome back. it is 9:56 a.m.. you can finally see that on the golden gate bridge all the lanes are open and the traffic is moving. while you are moving on the bridge at getting there from the marin county is still a right. do not be fooled just because the traffic is moving on the bridge. the drive to the bridge this indicating that a stop and all traffic. >> walnut creek as 680 south bound is also bumper to
bumper. also the traffic is at a standstill. the 80 and san jose is bumper-to- bumper. >> as far as to rankles we've see that most of the rain has stopped. we will be back here at 4:00 a.m. please join us.